Abhishek Chaubey was born in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh to Anand Mohan Chaubey and Sheela Chaubey. He spent his early childhood and youth in Jamshedpur, Patna and Ranchi. He graduated from 10th grade at St. Xavier’s School in Ranchi in 1993, 12th from Siva Sivani Public School in Hyderabad in 1995 and graduated in English Literature from Hindu College in New Delhi in 1998. When he moved to Mumbai, he completed a film and television production course at the Xavier Institute of Communications before immersing himself in the world of Hindi films.
|Real Name||Abhishek Chaubey|
|Profession(s)||Director, Screenwriter, Producer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 183 cm
in meters– 1.83 m
in feet inches– 6’
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 70 kg
in pounds– 155 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||– Chest: 36 inches
– Waist: 31 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches
|Date of Birth||30 March 1977|
|Age (as in 2018)||41 Years|
|Birthplace||Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aries|
|Hometown||Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh|
|School||Siva Sivani Public School, Hyderabad|
|College/University||Hindu College, New Delhi|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate in English Literature|
|Relationships & More|
|Marriage Date||12 February 2017|
|Parents||Father– Anand Mohan Chaubey (Banker)
Mother– Sheela Chaubey
|Favourite Film||The 400 Blows|
|Net Worth (approx.)||₹27 Crore ($4 Million)|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Abhishek Chaubey
- His father worked at SBI and was active in many areas. Abhishek spent his childhood in many different cities, mainly in Jamshedpur, Patna and Ranchi.
- In 1993 he graduated from 10th grade at St. Xavier’s School in Ranchi. He then went to Hyderabad for higher education.
- After graduating from Delhi, he moved to Mumbai. He completed a course in film and television production at the Xavier Institute of Communications in Mumbai.
- He started his career as a co-author and assistant director for Vishal Bhardwajin, the film Makdee, in 2002.
- He was the co-author of the forward-looking film from 2006, Omkara. He was also the co-author of Vishal Bhardwaj’s film Kaminey.
- In 2010 he debuted as a film director with the film Ishqiya; with Naseeruddin Shah, Vidya Balan and Arshad Warsi.
- His second film, Dedh Ishqiya, was the continuation of his first film Ishqiya. The film starred Madhuri Dixit, Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi, Huma Qureshi and Vijay Raaz. The film received rave reviews from critics.
- In 2016 his film Udta Punjab was a great success. The film was about drug problems in the state of Punjab. The film starred Shahid Kapoor, Diljit Dosanjh, Kareena Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.
- In 2016 he also produced Konkona Sen Sharma’s directorial debut “A Death in the Gunj”.
- In February 2017, he married his college mistress Chetana Kowshik; to be together after 20 years.
- In June 2018, it was announced that he would be leading a crime series with Junglee Pictures.
- He is working on his new film Sonchiriya, which is expected to be released in February 2019. The film features Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar, Manoj Bajpayee, Ranvir Shorey and Ashutosh Rana.